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Pakistan at Crosscurrent

BY U.K. DAR Pakistan since its inception some 62 years ago has never seen a stable phase. But never has been its existence as a nation been questioned as is done now a days. The situation is somewhat like that in 1971, during East Pakistan …

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India boosts its war preparedness

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI To realize the dream of becoming a superpower for imposing hegemony on the small neighbours, extending influence on the littoral States of the Indian Ocean and controlling the vital sea lanes, India is involved in a massive armament purchase programme from advanced …

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UK & Asian green energy – Promises or prospects?

BY DR TERY LACEY The British Labour Government led by Gordon Brown is beset by disastrous opinion polls, parliamentary expenses scandals and rising casualties in Afghanistan, but its latest Energy White Paper and bold backing for renewable energy could signify a lasting legacy, pushing a …

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Is Iran the Islamic State?

BY ATIF SALAHUDDIN Iran ’s domestic political situation has once again boiled over with demonstrations and bloodshed on the streets of Tehran. Whereas the Presidential election outcome is the overt casus belli, it is also evident from the nature of the confrontations that this situation …

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Total elimination of WMDs must for world peace

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI The easing of tension between the United States and Russia on reduction of weapons of mass destruction no doubt augurs well for the entire world as this is a positive step towards a better relationship between the world’s two main super powers …

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Pakistan at Crosscurrent

BY U.K. DAR Pakistan since its inception some 62 years ago has never seen a stable phase. But never has been its existence as a nation been questioned as is done now a days. The situation is somewhat like that in 1971, during East Pakistan …

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In favor of Drones attack

BY U.K. DAR The phrase the enemy’s enemy is your friend is so true in today’s world and every nation is making alliances based on this theory. China and Russia are potential enemies but they have a common enemy i.e. America and hence creation of …

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Timeline: Highs and Lows in Pakistan-India Ties

The leaders of India and Pakistan are expected to meet on Tuesday in Russia, on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) conference. Following are some of the highs and lows in relations between the neighbours:

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World Expects Unexpected in Pakistan: Report

By Peter Apps Pakistan, Ukraine, Russia, Nigeria and Mexico are the places where unexpected political change could have the most impact on world markets in 2009, the Eurasia Group risk consultancy said in a report on Monday.

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World Expects Unexpected in Pakistan: Report

By Peter Apps Pakistan, Ukraine, Russia, Nigeria and Mexico are the places where unexpected political change could have the most impact on world markets in 2009, the Eurasia Group risk consultancy said in a report on Monday.

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